Visual Learning And Literature : Visual Learners Essay

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Visual Learning and Literature Throughout history, literature has always been a gateway for people to expand their knowledge and their imaginations. However, some pieces of literature are hard to understand, no matter how high your reading comprehension, there are important pieces that may be missing from their understanding. Meaning, one could only just be scratching the surface of a piece of literature. Therefore, one cannot simply read something, one has to immerse themselves in the literature they are studying, one way to do this is to watch a production of it, or to simply watch the movie based on said piece . Many people in the world today are visual learners, and are able to understand something better when they can look at something from a visual, creative perspective rather than just a literary perspective . This is especially important for high schoolers, learning how to see things visually but also having a vast literary understanding is extremely important in deepening one’s perceptiveness in literature. In most high school curriculums, there about one hundred different books that are required for reading in grades nine through twelve. I have chosen three of those books that I have read over the past four years, each a different literary style than the other. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, (Shakespearean comedy) To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, (Racial Drama) and Night by Elie Wiesel (Period Autobiography). All of these books were…

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